Jan. 31, 2016 General Meeting


The CFU will hold an electronic General Meeting on Sunday, January 31, at noon EST. You will receive information about how to participate shortly before the meeting.


Call the meeting to order

Adoption of the agenda

Approval of the minutes of the Sept. 19 AGM

President’s Report

Accomplished since September 2015

  • New bilingual website
  • Nation Builder platform
  • Organizing events
  • Raising profile of CFU
  • Media coverage
  • Advocating for freelance communication workers
  • Survey of members
  • Membership directory 


Plan for 2016

  • Grow the membership by 20%
  • Get the Urban Workers Campaign petition up to 200 signatures
  • Regular committee activities
  • All members to receive membership cards and welcome kits
  • Have social activities 4 times a year in major centres
  • Consider a partnership with Andrew Cash’s new organization
  • Coordinate new website theme design


How to Get Involved in the Work






  • Nominations:
    • David Hogben, BC rep
    • Jamie Parkinson, Prairies rep


Survey results 

Call to action


Motion to adjourn


January 31, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Online meeting
Leslie Dyson · · 604-265-8306
Stéphane Paradis Michelle Keep Nora Loreto Andrew Wetmore Jonny Rotsztain Myna Lee Johnstone Paul Weinberg Daniela Apostoaei Karianne Blank Kim Elliott Judy Rebick Derek Blackadder David Molenhuis Rick Tolhurst Marco Libretti Meagan Freakin' Perry Jane Kirby David Hogben Istvan Sipos Anonymous Darrell Noakes Wasim Baobaid Colleen Fuller Shane Dyson Andrew Meade Adriana Zichy Rebecca Faria Melissa Bellefeuille - Photographer Lindsay Duncan Mohammad Ali Jenné Finley Rebecca Rose Trevor Beckerson Suzanne Gallant Andrew JB Meade Derrick O'Keefe Jim Frith Penney Kome Leslie Dyson John McGee Ethan Clarke

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